Category Archives: Spirituality

Character Transformation

Christianity calls the process of character transformation sanctification. It means to make holy or set apart. 12 step recovery programs ask for a willingness to have God remove our character defects. Galatians 5:19-22 in the Bible contrast the works of the … Continue reading

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The Christmas Gift

It is more blessed to give than to receive. After spending several days with two of our granddaughters, who are 6 and 4 years old, I was reminded of a valuable lesson. All of life is designed to teach us … Continue reading

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Making the Holidays Great!

Holidays can be the best and worst of times. I want to share 3 things that will help you maximize your joy through the season. We are all selfish by nature! It will take an intentional effort to not be … Continue reading

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Three Practices That Will Change Any Life

Over the last 10 months now, though I’ve been a Christian for forty-one years, I’ve learned so many things that have been revolutionary. Maybe it is the culmination of everything I’ve experienced in life, or maybe it is actually DOING … Continue reading

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Eye Opening

A couple of weeks ago I read the charter of Hamas. One of their main purposes is to destroy anyone who disagrees with them. Kill Israel, Christians and even other Muslims who don’t see the world they do. A Scripture … Continue reading

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Human Sexuality = We Need A Savior

A careful study of Scripture will reveal God’s Gold Standard for human sexuality is one man, one woman committed to God and each other for life. The great gift of sexuality as designed is meant to be an expression of … Continue reading

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A Long Journey!

I just got back from my morning walk, feeling very much at peace with life, and pondering the journey I’ve been on these 60 years. I’m going to give you a quick overview of life stages and what I learned … Continue reading

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I Wish This Moment Would Never End

Have you ever said that? I wish this moment would never end! I remember thinking that from my early childhood till the present. On a beautiful cool summer morning in Pennsylvania running outside to play, I remember thinking, I wish … Continue reading

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The Least of These. . .

One benefit of getting older is being able to watch decades of time and changes that come into vogue. Reading widely and following many Christian Leadership type journals, I watch the church “Fashion Show.” The cool, young, hip conference speaker … Continue reading

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Life is not About Your Possessions!

I’m sitting on a porch in Pennsylvania this morning. I am here for a big family and friends picnic in the tradition of Glen and Shirley Ranck, my parents. I am also here to help my brother and sister finalize … Continue reading

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